photography

It’s A Miracle! – Foster Parents Article

disclaimer: written in 2018 when I found out all this good news. AND be prepared for a series of belated updates I want to actually post on here for my own ‘recording it’ benefit. I cannot believe I’m actually writing this post. Is it really true? I’ve dreamed of the day and dreamed of how I would share the news….but now that my dream is a reality, I’m speechless! I feel like I’m in a daze and wonder when I…

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See Me: Portraits of Foster Youth Documenting the Higher Ed Grind – Foster Parents Article

by Foster Youth Museum Executive Director, Jamie Lee Evans Unless you come from a long line of college graduates and have lots of support to swim through high school and apply for college, post secondary educational adventures aren’t easy.  Foster youth, in particular, have to grind hard to get into and finish college. The stats that surround them are rough. Too many enter the college marketplace with multiple school changes and lots of disruption during school years among other things.…

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Photographing toddlers: Tips and Tricks – Parenting Twins Article

Photographing little children can be a joyful and rewarding process, but it’s also uniquely challenging. Here are 8 essential tips and tricks for photographing toddlers: ⭐️Shoot them as they are (not how you want them to be). “Adults tend to project what they want you to believe they are. Children are always honest and are comfortable with themselves. They lack that self-consciousness we seem to develop as adults.” That’s the beauty of a children photography – you capture real, honest…

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Far-Reaching Effects – Foster Parents Article

It’s been a month now, settling back into a family of four. It has definitely not all been roses, but it’s been good. Still in the midst of winter rains meant my husband was home a lot and that in itself was sheer awesomeness. We relaxed and spent lots of time playing & bonding. The boys seem to do better these days if we get out and spend time away from the house. I understand that, sometimes there are little…

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Another Good-bye – Foster Parents Article

Ugh, my stomach literally feels upset. Nerves. Today I am packing up my lil big girl and sending her to her ‘new home’. (as we so lovingly call it) Another transition for her. Number seven in just the last two years of her four year old life. Actually, that’s just from the past two years that I have known her, it’s hard to say where all she lived before then. So she well knows and understands what is coming. It…

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